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1 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 1 Session V: Environment Rating Scales

2 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 2 Environment Rating Scales (ERS) The Environment Rating Scales are designed to assess process quality in an early childhood or school-age care group. Interactions Space Schedule Materials - Frank Porter Graham, Child Development Institute, 2008

3 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 3 Quality Programs Quality programs must provide for the three basic needs all children have: Protection of their health and safety Building positive relationships Opportunities for stimulation and learning from experience - Frank Porter Graham, Child Development Institute, 2008

4 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 4 The Environment Rating Scales are... a required tool for the Program Self- Evaluation and the ongoing continuous improvement process.

5 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 5 Introduction to the ERS

6 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 6 Staff Training Resources

7 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 7 ERS Inter-Rater Reliability

8 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 8 Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Profile Worksheet

9 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 9 ERS Summary of Findings

10 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 10 ERS Summary of Findings 2007 change requires Key Findings and Action Steps for classroom / FCCHEN homes for all items/sub-scale averages scored below 5

11 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 11 Steps to Completing the Agency Environment Rating Scale Classroom Scores ER Scale Completes Profile Completes Classroom/FCC Home Summary of Findings Agency Compiles ERS Profile Data by Contract Completes Summary of Findings by Contract

12 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 12 Break

13 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results 13 Taking it Back to the Agency

14 Copyright © 2010 California Department of Education, Child Development Division with WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, Desired Results T&TA Project. Desired Results Website Resources Desired Results T & TA Project Program for Infant/Toddler Caregivers California Preschool Instructional Network California School-Age Consortium


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